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song

noun uk   /sɒŋ/ us    /sɑːŋ/
A2 [C] a usually short piece of music with words that are sung: to sing a song a love/folk/pop song
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[U] the act of singing, or singing when considered generally: He was so happy he wanted to burst/break into song (= start singing). [C or U] the musical sound that a bird makes: bird song A thrush's song was the only sound to break the silence.
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Translations of “song”
in Korean 노래…
in Arabic أُغْنِيَة…
in French chanson, chant…
in Turkish şarkı…
in Italian canzone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歌,歌曲, 歌唱, (鳥的)鳴聲,鳴唱…
in Russian песня…
in Polish piosenka…
in Spanish canción, canto…
in Portuguese canção…
in German das Lied, der Gesang…
in Catalan cançó…
in Japanese 歌, 歌曲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 歌,歌曲, 歌唱, (鸟的)鸣声,鸣唱…
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